Our Agency

Getting brands a hot date since humans could swipe right.

It can be a lot of work to build a solid and engaging brand that sells. Dastardly social media algorithms stop you getting the organic cut-through you used to get and it seems you need fresh content every other day to be seen. We produce attention-to-detail creative and run data-driven marketing campaigns that smash the business goals that matter most to you. Let’s get to werk, but not as you’ve known it.

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Portrait of Werk Agency team members
Benjamin Johnson
Benjamin Johnson
Co-Founder / Creative Director
With an academic foundation in Psychology & Commerce, and ten years in advertising photography, Benjamin pursues commercial objectives with creative mediums. A perfectionist overseeing our creative team, he delivers content to drive meaningful results. Outside of werk, you'll find him doting on his three daughters.
Robbie Lawton
Robbie Lawton
Co-Founder / Marketing Director
Robbie is an energetic, goal-smashing digital marketer pursuing results that matter most to our clients. A big-picture thinker, he nurtures holistic and effective multi-channel strategies that bring brands' marketing ecosystems together to drive business growth. He also loves a good burger, FYI.
Lucy Nesdale
Lucy Nesdale
Social Media & Creative Producer
Utilising strategy and creativity, Lucy is experienced in growing social media accounts and rigorously trekking the ever-changing landscape of social media. Keeping up to date with social media trends, best practices, and new platforms, Lucy brings a fit-for-purpose social lens to our creative production.
Hilary Moloughney
Hilary Moloughney
Design Lead
With a demonstrated history of working in the arts, agencies and e-commerce environments, Hilary is skilled in branding design, design strategy and digital design applications. She brings a diverse design toolkit to each project she works on. Empathy and a strong belief in the value of diversity inform her worldview.
Bre Burgess
Bre Burgess
Digital Marketing
As a Marketing & Communication Design graduate Bre specialises in copywriting, creative, and automation across advertising and email marketing platforms. With a passion for digital marketing Bre translates the client’s needs into best-practise delivery. Out of work she loves the gym and attending events!
Krishni Manek
Krishni Manek
Senior Web Designer
Krishni knows web inside out. As a specialist web designer, equally excelling at coding and design, she is intimately acquainted with creating web experiences that reduce friction and increase engagement, conversions and profitably for our clients. She is a top-level designer bringing strategic insight to all decision.
Shyam Patel
Shyam Patel
DOP / Video
With a background as a Spatial Designer, Shyam brings a unique perspective to each project that he works on. Specialising as a Director of Photography, Shyam works with a large network of collaborators to produce ads, branded content and TVCs. If he is not holding a camera, you will see him holding a golf club.
Jessica Duckworth
Jessica Duckworth
Performance Optimisation
Jessica enjoys helping brands best utilise social media advertising to hit meaningful results. She uses communication strategy frameworks to establish effective campaign funnels and actively optimises to exceed our clients targets. She graduated from Otago University in 2017 with a BComm in Marketing and Psychology.
Hayden Maskell
Hayden Maskell
Comms Strategy / Copywriter
Hayden is a copywriter and communication strategist. He studied copywriting at AUT and often says things like “who’s the audience?” and “what’s the Single-Minded Proposition?“. When he’s not writing copy or helping brands develop their voice, Hayden is usually found making music, drinking wine and eating burgers. What a hipster.
Shane Andrews
Shane Andrews
Performance Marketing Manager
Shane specialises in delivering marketing strategies that help businesses achieve long-term goals. He is extremely competent at creating digital campaigns as well as utilising more traditional media to drive awareness and revenue. Shane has built and led multiple high-performing marketing teams and is a big believer in team work, sharing knowledge, and helping others.
Jack Bublitz
Jack Bublitz
Junior Designer
Graduating from Victoria University with a Bachelor of Design Innovation, Jack is a keen creative bridging a plethora of creative skillsets across design disciplines. Whether it be the printed page, web design or motion graphics – Jack wields a range of tools to get the job done with the utmost attention to detail.
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Harper Collins
Fix & Fogg
Te Whatu Ora
Rutherford & Meyer
The Gas Hub
NZ Police
Heritage NZ
Hospitality NZ
Reserve Bank of New_Zealand
Wellington Dragon Boat Festival
Oranga Tamariki
Live Nation
Six Barrel Soda Co.
Whanganui District Council
Cook & Nelson
Bolton Hotel
Flight Coffee
Kono Wines
Faisandier Group
McClure's Pickles
Superseed Crackers
QualMax Construction
Simpson Grierson
Queen Margaret College